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trunk line

Translation of trunk line in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1
    (British English) (Telecom)
    línea (feminine) interurbana
    Example sentences
    • It was the junction of the main trunk line to New Plymouth, to Auckland and Wellington.
    • Once we left the trunk line and entered an unpaved road, there were hardly any vehicles.
    • This was the key trunk line between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, which also linked those cities to larger rural markets.
    1.2 (Railways)
    línea (feminine) principal or troncal

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